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Sony Continues To Restore PlayStation Service After Massive Security Glitch

Sony Corp. plans to restore access to its PlayStation Network and Qriocity movie and music services in the U.S., Europe and Asia — with the exception of Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea — by the end of the week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2011

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LA Fish Dealer To Plead Guilty For Importing Whale Meat From Japan

Ginichi Y. Ohira, 50, is charged with knowingly selling a marine mammal product for an unauthorized purpose in violation of the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act.

05/23/2011

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NRC: Radiation Leak Threat At San Onofre Nuke Plant Extremely Low

U.S. regulators say the San Onofre nuclear generating station near Camp Pendleton is at extremely low risk of a meltdown in an earthquake.

05/19/2011

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Wambach Leads USA Past Japan 2-0 In Exhibition

Abby Wambach scored and assisted on Amy Rodriguez’s goal in the first half to lead the United States to a 2-0 win against No. 4 Japan in an exhibition Saturday.

05/14/2011

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Japan’s Consul General Thanks LA County Rescue Team

Japan’s consul general has expressed gratitude to a Los Angeles County Fire Department urban search and rescue team that rushed across the Pacific to help in the aftermath of the devastating quake and tsunami.

04/26/2011

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Chernobyl Anniversary Raises Questions About Safety At Calif. Nuclear Plants

Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in history at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/26/2011

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’80s Concert To Benefit Relief Efforts In Japan

An ’80s Rockers For Japan benefit will be held Saturday, April 16, at Harper’s in Tarzana.

04/15/2011

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Stocks Slide After Japan Raises Crisis Alert Level

The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.

04/12/2011

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Emergency Tests Conducted At San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2011

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LAX, Ports Brace For Plunge In Japan Trade, Tourism

Officials with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation say local airports and trade centers will begin feeling the fallout from last month’s devastating quake in coming weeks.

04/04/2011

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Flotsam From Japan’s Tsunami To Hit West Coast

John Anderson has discovered just about everything during the 30 years he’s combed Washington state’s beaches — glass fishing floats, hockey gloves, bottled messages, even hundreds of mismatched pairs of Nike sneakers that washed up barnacled but otherwise unworn.

04/01/2011

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Low Radiation Doses Found In West Coast Milk

The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.

03/31/2011

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Los Angeles Helps Japan

There will be more need for aid to Japan in the months and years to come, no doubt, but here are some upcoming opportunities close to home for you to lend a hand.

CBS Los Angeles–03/30/2011

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Military Families Return From Japan; LA Mayor Convenes Aid Panel

Thousands of family members of American service personnel stationed in Japan are back in California as officials warn the need for aid following the earthquake and tsunami is still alarmingly high.

03/29/2011

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Get A $5 Haircut, Support Relief Efforts In Japan

Marinello Schools of Beauty campuses across Southern California are holding a “Japan Relief Cut-a-Thon” from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, April 2.

03/29/2011

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